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The Christmas quiz: places

Uluru/Ayers Rock
  1. In 1790, the US states of Virginia and Maryland both ceded land to allow the creation of which new legal entity?
  2. What are the only two US states that have double vowels (the same vowel consecutively) in their names? Name the only US state that starts with two (different) vowels.
  3. Which African country is the largest by area? And which is the most populous?
  4. Number 54 Albion Road, Broadstairs was the birthplace, in 1916, of which Tory PM?
  5. In which countries would you find a) The Plain of Jars b) the Bay of Pigs c) The Valley of the Kings?
  6. Name the five European capitals that begin with V; and as many as you can of the eleven countries in the world that start with A.
  7. To which country would you have to travel to see lemurs in the wild?
  8. The China-Pakistan Friendship Highway is better know as what?
  9. Bob Dylan sang about this road, and Robert Johnson supposedly made a deal with the devil on it. What is it?
  10. Uluru/Ayers Rock (pictured) is the most famous landmark in Australia’s Northern Territory. What is the territory’s capital?

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